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From Bauhaus to our house

Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A review of architectural trends in the twentieth century that attacks the modernist mainstream.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938.
From Bauhaus to our house.
1984]
Wolfe, Tom.
From Bauhaus to our house.
198-]
Named Person: Walter Gropius; Josef Albers; László Moholy-Nagy; Herbert Bayer; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; László Moholy-Nagy; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Walter Gropius; Herbert Bayer; Josef Albers; Walter Gropius
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wolfe
ISBN: 0374158924 9780374158927 0374158932 9780374158934 0349137609 9780349137605 0330326090 9780330326094
OCLC Number: 7734777
Description: 143 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: [Introduction] --
The Silver Prince --
Utopia Limited --
The White Gods --
Escape to Islip --
The Apostates --
The Scholastics --
The Silver-White, Silver Gray.
Responsibility: Tom Wolfe.

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In this book Tom Wolfe traces the roots of the modern architectural movement and suggests ideas for its future. He asks why we have not got the architecture we deserve, and launches an attack on the  Read more...

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